In 2010, our co-founders Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey decided to create something new: a space where people could come to work, and be part of something greater than themselves, a community that brought meaning to their lives. The overwhelming response to that space reiterated our belief that people were ready for a new approach to work and the workplace. This has been borne out over the years, with companies of all shapes and sizes becoming a part of the WeWork community. From a single location in New York, we have expanded to hundreds of locations around the world.
While we have achieved a lot as a business since being founded in 2010, ours is a journey that is just beginning. Most importantly, the values that guided our founders then — when they were opening our first location in New York — are the same values that guide our team today: to create spaces where we can achieve more together than we can on our own, where people can make a life and not just a living.